Zucchini as work out tool?

Just kidding. But really, as much as I love zucchini, this time of year I am running out of creative ways to use all my produce so using it in my workout is not beyond the realm…Thoughts anyone? Seriously though, happy Friday all, I hope you have some outdoor activities planned for the weekend. Don’t […]

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August promotion

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I have an exciting new promotion for August! The first six people that sign up for 4 hours of either personal training or weightloss coaching will receive their choice of either a sexy stainless water bottle with the TRX logo or a super cool plush gym towel. These won’t last long so spread the word, tell […]

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brain power

Tonight I wanted to talk a little bit about the power of your brain to create your own reality. Henry Ford said it most succinctly. ” Whether you believe you can, or believe you can’t- you’re right”. If you are looking to make changes in your health or fitness plans, the power of belief goes […]

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new classes

hello all. I have been thinking about a couple of new classes and was wondering what sort of interest there would be. First, I was thinking of having another Intro to kettlebells class, in case there are those of you out there who might want to join in but are not familiar with the bells. […]

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Planning for the week

Sundays are a great time to plan for the week ahead. Put your workouts in your calendar so they don’t get pushed aside when you get busy. Plan and prepare your meals for at least the first half of the week. It will make it easier to stay on track if you have a plan […]

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my colorful morning

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So the run or dye was this morning. Had a great time and was lovely shades of neon by the end. A lot of folks were walking the course as it is not a timed race. If you have ever considered committing to a race as motivation to train, this would be an ideal venue. […]

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Third 3rd thursday on Thursday

Full disclosure. I totally plagiarized the title from Wednesday’s Chronicle. I thought it was fun. Anyway, today is 3rd thursday in downtown Willimantic. I have a booth up by the old YMCA building. Come on down, have some great food, listen to some great music, visit with friends and soak up that community spirit. Stop […]

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diet

I am not much of a potty mouth but tonight I wanted to talk about one of the most reviled four letter words around! I am of course referring to the word diet. Now diet can simply refer to what you are eating, as in “my diet consists of leafy greens, complex carbs” etc. But […]

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herbs for health

Do any of you use herbs as health enhancers as well as flavor enhancers? If not, you should. Many of the common herbs that we use in cooking are great for improving health. If you enjoy the health benefits of herbs, consider if you will, that essential oils can be as much as 75% more powerful than the […]

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run or dye

If any of you have ever trained with me, I imagine there have been times you really wanted to throw something at me! Well, now is your chance. Next Saturday I am running in the run or dye 5k in Hartford. While it may not be a kettle bell aimed at my head, you do […]

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